24th District House of Delegates Nomination Notice

The 24th District Democratic House of Delegates Nominating Committee has voted to hold a primary election on Tuesday June 11, 2019, to select the Democratic nominee for the general election on Tuesday November 5, 2019.

Anyone wanting to be the Democratic nominee for 24th District House of Delegates seat should read and follow the procedures explained in the Virginia Department of Elections Candidate Bulletin.

The Chair of the 24th District Democratic Nominating Committee, Michelle Watkins, can be contacted at lex.rockdems@gmail.com.

The deadline for filing a declaration of candidacy is Thursday March 28, 2019, at 5 p.m. In the event that only one candidate files for the nomination, the primary election will be canceled and the candidate will be declared the nominee of the Democratic Party for the 24th District House of Delegates seat.

Lexington Democratic Committee meets February 18

The Lexington Democratic Committee will meet on Monday February 18 at Democratic Headquarters in Lexington, 11 South Jefferson Street.

New members are welcome.

Post-Kickoff discussion and Game Day Saturday February 9

At our LexRock Democratic Kickoff meeting on January 26, attendees wrote down their ideas on what local Democrats have been doing right, what we need to improve on and how we can move forward.

Whether you were at the Kickoff or not, you are welcome to meet on February 9 at 1 p.m. at LexRock Democratic Headquarters, 11 South Jefferson Street in Lexington, to discuss those ideas as we move into 2019.

Then join us for Game Day at 2 pm. as we play a round or two of Scrabble.

Join Us for the 2nd Annual LexRock Dems Kickoff

As we celebrate the start of a new year, the Rockbridge County and Lexington Democratic Committees are excited to host their 2nd Annual Kickoff Meeting.

As we continue to reach out to all areas of our community, please join us this Saturday January 26th from 2-4pm at the Ben Salem Community Building (34 Ben Salem Lane, next to the Ben Salem Presbyterian Church near Buena Vista)

State Senator Creigh Deeds will join us to discuss:

Improving Communities During Times of Change and Uncertainty

EVERYONE is welcome, and light snacks will also be available.

Be sure to check the Lexington and Rockbridge Area Democrats Facebook page for
updates about this Kickoff.

We hope to see you on Saturday!

Lexington Democratic Committee meets December 17

The regular bimonthly meeting of the Lexington Democratic Committee will be on Monday December 17 at 5:30 p.m. at Democratic headquarters in Lexington, 11 South Jefferson Street. Lexington residents who want to join the committee are encouraged to attend. There is a $15 voluntary membership fee.

Special Election: Notice of 24th House of Delegates District Democratic caucuses

The Counties of Bath and Rockbridge, the Cities of Lexington and Buena Vista and those precincts of Amherst and Augusta Counties that lie within the 24th District will hold unassembled caucuses from 10am – 4pm on Saturday November 17, 2018 at the LexRockDem Headquarters (11 S. Jefferson Street, Lexington VA 24450), the Amherst County Public Library – Madison Heights Branch (200 River James Shopping Center, Madison Heights VA 24572), and the Warm Springs Inn & Tavern (12968 Sam Snead Hwy, Warm Springs VA 24484) to nominate a Democratic candidate for the 24th District Virginia House of Delegates. Any person wishing to seek nomination must pre-file with Michelle Watkins, Chair of the 24th District Nominating Committee (520) 991-3490 or lex.rockdems@gmail.com no later than 7pm on Wednesday November 14, 2018.

There is no charge for those wishing to attend and vote at the caucuses. Anyone pre-filing as a candidate must pay a $100 non-refundable filing fee, with Ms. Michelle Watkins at the time of submission.

Doors to the caucuses will open from 10am to 4pm for voting. Any person voting in the caucuses shall sign a Caucus Participation form stating that he or she is a Democrat, does not intend to support any candidate who is opposed to a Democratic nominee in the ensuing election, believes in the principles of the Democratic Party, and is a registered voter in the District. Caucus Participation Forms must be filled out at the caucuses prior to voting in the caucuses.

In the event only one candidate seeks nomination as a Democratic candidate for the 2018 Special Election of Delegate for the 24th District, the unassembled caucuses will be cancelled.

A special election for the 24th District House of Delegates will take place on Tuesday December 18, 2018.

For further information, please contact Michelle Watkins at (520) 991-3490 or lex.rockdems@gmail.com.

Lexington Democratic Committee meets October 22

The regular bimonthly meeting of the Lexington Democratic Committee will be on Monday October 22 at 5:30 p.m. at Democratic headquarters in Lexington, 11 South Jefferson Street. Lexington residents who want to join the committee are encouraged to attend. There is a $15 voluntary membership fee.


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